There’re a few frustrating aspects about the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, with a lack of wireless charging being one of them. Google’s Hiroshi Lockheimer has taken to “the front page of the Internet,” or reddit, to reveal the thought process behind that decision.
Those interested in picking up the new Chromecast (2015) and a Chromecast Audio dongle can pre-order either from Best Buy. Google yesterday announced the two new devices during its loaded event in San Francisco to much excitement.
Yesterday’s Nexus event saw a whole bunch of new devices and services announced by Google, it was engrossing stuff. Google didn’t waste any time at all, moving from one device launch to another, bada-bing-bada-boom. But wait, did you miss the proceedings? Don’t sweat it, you can watch the Nexus announcement in its entirety because Google has uploaded the event to YouTube. And, because we are nice like that, we’ve handily embedded the video after the break.
Google’s completely revamped Chromecast app is already live in the Play Store just hours after announcement. The app works with the newer iteration of Chromecast and the Chromecast Audio device that the company announced today, and it’s got a few extra features worth taking advantage of.
The biggest change you’ll see is the redesigned interface that goes hand in hand with Google’s newer vision of mobile operating systems. It’s clean and takes many of its cues from the Material Design guidelines that Google introduced with Android 5.0. There’s also a new section for browsing Chromecast-enabled apps which works significantly better than what was previously available, and cards with detailed information about devices, rooms, and content are everywhere. Read more
Today was a big day for the Android world, as Google introduced two all-new devices, the Huawei-made Nexus 6P and LG’s Nexus 5X. Both are impressive phones, but the Nexus 5X was arguably the most anticipated given how well the original Nexus 5 was received.
The Nexus 5 was a great smartphone, but it didn’t stack up well with big contenders like the LG G4 as far as specs go. But now that the Nexus 5X is here as the Nexus 5’s successor, let’s just see how well the Nexus 5X and LG G4 contend, shall we? Hit the break to see these two players go head to head!
Google today at an even in San Francisco introduced two new Android smartphones into the world–the LG-made Nexus 5X and the Huawei-manufactured Nexus 6P. Both devices are impressive handsets, but it goes without saying, the Nexus 6P is Google’s “flagship” model.
Equipped with a massive 5.7-inch Quad HD 2560 x 1440 display, this behemoth rivals Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 in a lot of ways. Hit the break to find out how these two premium devices stack up against each other!
During the announcement of the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P that took place earlier today, Google shared a new technology they have added to their new smartphones. Called the Sensor Hub, this is a new low-power chip added to the devices in order to handle some secondary processing and help preserve battery life by keeping the main processor idle. The Sensor Hub chip connects to the various sensors included in the devices and monitors them for input. An example might be when you start running with the phone in your pocket or detecting when a user picks the phone up from off of a table. In the latter case, the device could go ahead and display notifications. Read more
Today, Google showed us a lot of new hardware. The company launched the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C and two new Chromecast models. Most of those devices are actually available right now through the Google Store.
The Accessories section of the Google Store just got busier. With the introduction of the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, Google needed to bring in new cases and cables. Both phones need to cases to protect them (and maybe add style), but the inclusion of cables is more important as Google has implemented USB Type-C ports with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. So now there are all different types of cables that allow your device with a USB Type-C port to work with other phones, ports, and chargers.
Hit the break to see the accessories Google is now selling.
The live stream of Google’s San Francisco has just finished up, and besides announcing the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P handsets, Google also confirmed yesterday’s leak with regards to Google Play Music service offering a Family Plan for $14.99. Read more